Talisca has netted three goals in five games for Benfica to help the club top the Portuguese league.
The attacking midfielder only moved to Europe from hometown club Bahia earlier this summer in a £3m deal.
However, he could now be set to follow in the footsteps of the likes of David Luiz and Nemanja Matic and complete a switch to west London from Benfica.
If he does complete...
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho intends to risk Diego Costa's fragile hamstrings by starting the striker against Sporting Lisbon and Arsenal this week.
Mourinho anticipates Spain will call upon the £32million summer signing from Atletico Madrid for their matches with Slovakia and Luxembourg next month, despite his belief that complete rest is needed to enable the forward to recover...
Jose Mourinho did not rule out moving to another Premier League club when his reign at Chelsea finishes. The Portuguese […]
Diego Costa the key to Chelsea’s Champions League tie vs Sporting - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Diego Costa could be thrown into Champions League action on Tuesday evening, as Jose Mourinho seeks his first three points in Group G.
The Chelsea head coach says he will “risk” starting Costa in Tuesday’s away match against Sporting Lisbon, just days after revealing...
Why Chelsea’s Game Against Sporting Lisbon Is More Important Than You Think - originally posted on Soccerlens.com
Chelsea travel to the Portuguese capital to take on Sporting Lisbon in their second Champions League game of the season. Even though the match looks and seems relatively straightforward, it is not.
Jose Mourinho’s side find themselves in an extremely precarious position...
Jose Mourinho has confirmed that Diego Costa will start for Chelsea in Tuesday’s UEFA Champions League clash at Sporting Lisbon. […]
Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho believes Eden Hazard's below-par showing against Aston Villa was a one off.
Hazard was Chelsea's startling performer last season and is likely to sign a new contract at Stamford Bridge, staving off reported interest from Paris St Germain and Real Madrid.
The 23-year-old Belgium playmaker has spoken of his desire to claim the Ballon d'Or and...
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho admits star striker Diego Costa is "hardly training."
Costa scored his eighth goal of the season in the 3-0 win over Aston Villa on Saturday and Mourinho was surprised by the ease of the victory.
Three points for the Blues at Stamford Bridge were rarely in doubt as they controlled possession throughout, goals from Oscar, Costa and Willian sealing...
Diego Costa needs 15 days to fully recover from his hamstring problem, according to Chelsea manager Jose Mourinho. Speaking after […]
Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho has called on UEFA to dock points and remove titles if clubs are found to have breached Financial Fair Play regulations.
Manchester City were fined around £50million by Uefa this year for FFP breaches, although they will have to pay only around £20m if they comply with the break-even rules in future seasons.
City's Champions League squad was also...